Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place. VSO is accepting applications for the 2015 Q14 VSO-ICS Program in Nigeria. This is a three (3) months youth centered community development program that brings together young people (aged 18-25) from the UK and Nigeria. Each team will typically consist of 20 young people with equal numbers coming from the UK and Nigeria.
To further develop partnerships between VSO and private companies in Nigeria and manage the VSO Knowledge Exchange programme. Work as part of the VSO country team and closely with development partners to ensure partnership and programme quality and impact. Welcome and manage corporate volunteer activities in-country. This position is based in Lagos with periodic visits to Abuja.
Skills, qualifications and experience required
The successful candidate must have:
VSO is an equal opportunity employer, values inclusion and seeks to have a diverse workforce. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community. Due to anticipated interest in this post, only short-listed candidates will receive a response.
Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click here to apply online.